Father James Hauver, former administrator of St. Roch’s on Staten Island since 2012, was named pastor of Guardian Angel-St. Columba in Manhattan in 2015.
He was parochial vicar of Our Lady Star of the Sea and St. Joseph’s, both Staten Island; Immaculate Conception, Stony Point; and St. Patrick’s, Yorktown Heights. Fr. Hauver was temporary administrator of St. Augustine’s, Highland, and served on the faculty of Archbishop Stepinac High School, White Plains. He was ordained in 1997 and incardinated into the archdiocese in 2010.